2017 - 2018 Executive Advisory Council

2017 - 2018 Executive Advisory Council Members

Executive Members



*Karyn Corpron Schimmels M.P.A

Child Welfare & Technical Training Manager

Oregon Department of Human Services

Office of Child Welfare Programs

3414 Cherry Avenue, Suite 150

Salem, Oregon 97303

Cell: 503-559-1455

Desk: 503-373-7231

E-mail: karyn.schimmels@state.or.us  

Committee(s): Awards and Scholarships (Chair), Conference, Council Governance and Technology


Past President 


Vice-President – Finance

Charmaine Brittain, MSW, Ph.D.

Director, Organizational Development

Butler Institute for Families

University of Denver

2148 S. High St. 

Denver, CO  80208

Work: (303) 871-6336

Cell:  (303) 868-8101

E-mail: Charmaine.brittain@du.edu

Committee(s): Communication and Publications, Conference, Awards and Scholarships


Vice-President - Program

Robert M. Ring, LSW, MSW

Cell: (908) 208-1744  

Home:  (732) 985-9155  

E-mail: robertmring20@hotmail.com

Committee(s): Conference (chair), Technology, and Council Governance



*Jillian Schenck

Administrator, Organizational Development and Training Services

Bureau of Human Resources, Department of Health and Human Services

123 Pleasant St.

Concord, NH 03301

Work: (603) 271-9014

Email: Jillian.Schenck@dhhs.nh.gov


Executive Committee Member at Large 

Mike Byers


The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center

University of Pittsburgh, School of Social Work

403 East Winding Hill Rd.

Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Work: (717) 795-9048

Email: mib39@pitt.edu


Executive Committee Member at Large

Darlene Kelly

Housing and Community Services Agency of Lane County

Property Management Division Director

300 West Fairview Dr.

Springfield, OR 97477

Work: (541) 682- 2599

Email: dkelly@hacsa.us


General Members

Jodi Hill-Lily, LMSW

Director of Training

CT Department of Children and Families

505 Hudson St.

Hartford, CT 06106

Work: (860) 550-6691

Email: Jodi.Hill-lily@ct.gov


Freda Bernotavicz, Senior Research Associate

Institute for Public Sector Innovation

Muskie School of Public Services

University of Southern Maine

45 Commerce Drive, Suite #11

Augusta, ME 04330

Tel: (207) 626-5241

E-mail: fredab@usm.maine.edu 

Committee(s): Communication and Publications


Martin Graff


Center for Human Services

UC Davis Extension

University of California at Davis

1632 Da Vinci Ct., Davis, CA 94618

Work: 530-757-8652

Email:  mjgraff@ucdavis.edu  

Committee(s): Technology


*Stacey D. Hardy, Ph.D., J.D., L.C.S.W.

Organizational Development and Staff Effectiveness Manager

Fairfax County - Department of Family Services

12011 Government Cntr Pkway, Suite 622A

Fairfax, VA 22035

Work: (703) 324-8367

Cell: (571) 533-4808

E-mail: Stacey.Hardy@fairfaxcounty.gov  



Paul Needham

3302 Monticello St

Shawnee, Ok, 74804

Cell: 405-808-5975 

E-mail: tcsservicesok@gmail.com  

 Committee(s): Technology, Awards and Scholarships


*Michelle Naples, MA, MPP

Strategic Initiatives Director

Milwaukee County Department of Health & Human Services

1220 W. Vliet Street, Room 301M

Milwaukee, WI 53205


E-mail: Michelle.Naples@milwaukeecountywi.gov  

Committee(s): Council Governance 


Cynthia “Cindy” Parry, Ph.D.

Evaluation Consultant

C.F. Parry Associates

520 Monroe Avenue

Helena, MT 59601

Tel: (406) 449-3263

E-mail: cfparry@msn.com

Committee(s): Research and Evaluation (Chair), Conference


Corrie Rice, PhD, Research Advisor

University Training Consortium

Eastern Kentucky University

Mattox 229

521 Lancaster Avenue

Richmond, KY  40475

Tel:  (859) 622-6558

E-mail:  corrie.rice@eku.edu      

Committee(s): Awards and Scholarships, Research and Evaluation, Conference


*Ann "Mimi" Scheuermann

Division of Child Welfare Training Manager

Colorado Department of Human Services

5670 Greenwood Plaza Blvd. Suite 115

Greenwood Village, CO 80111

Work: 303-813-5813

Cell: 303-513-2735

E-mail: ann.scheuermann@state.co.us

Committee(s): Council Governance


Sheila Blanton

Director, Professional Excellence Program

Georgia State University, School of Social Work

55 Park Place NE, Suite 808

Atlanta, GA 30303

Work: (404) 413-1067

Email: sblanton@gsu.edu


Dale Curry, PhD, Professor

Human Development and Family Studies

School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences

Kent State University

P.O. Box 5190 Nixon Hall

Kent, OH 44242

Work: (330) 672-2998

Email: dcurry@kent.edu


Anita Barbee, MSSW, Ph.D

Professor and Distinguished University Scholar

Kent School of Social Work

202 Julius John Oppenheimer Hall

2217 S. 3rd St

University of Louisville

Louisville, KY 40292

Work: (502) 852-0416

Email: anita.barbee@louisville.edu



Maurine Jones

Conference Meeting Planner

American Public Human Services Association

Work: 202-682-0100

Cell: 202-420-9420

Email: mcjones@aphsa.org


Donna Jarvis-Miller

Director of Membership Operations and Events

American Public Human Services Association

Phone: (202) 682-0100, ext 259

Mobile: (202) 821-7929

Email: djarvis-miller@aphsa.org


Jennifer Kerr

Organizational Effectiveness Consultant

American Public Human Services Association

Cell: (202) 821-2809

Email: jkerr@aphsa.org